Example sentences for: diuretic

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  • The natriuretic/diuretic effects of dopamine are of importance not only because they may lull clinicians into believing that they are improving renal function when they observe an increase in urine output with the drug, but also because this increase in urine output may come with unexpected effects.

  • Despite these potentially useful effects of diuretic therapy, there is no evidence that converting oliguria into nonoliguria is effective in reducing mortality or the need for dialysis.

  • Three-quarters of hospitalized HF participants in each group (169/232 in chlorthalidone group, 210/281 in doxazosin group) received at least one of the three medications (diuretic, ACE-inhibitor, or beta-blocker) post-hospitalization.

  • are used as antiinflammatory, antipyretic, hepatoprotective and diuretic infusions and to treat external ulcers and local infections [ 94 ] . A cataplasm of the leaves of Lepianthes peltata is used by the Cuna and Chocó Indians for various external ailments and is rubbed on the body to exterminate lice [ 25 95 81 ] . In South America leaves are used for inflammatory disorders and are warmed and rubbed with coconut ( Cocos nucifera ) or castor oil ( Ricinus communis ) and applied to any painful or swollen joints and inner body parts [ 94 54 96 97 98 65 99 ] .

  • Thus, apart from its direct and indirect effects on the renal vasculature, dopamine increases urine output because it is a diuretic.

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